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Friday, May 13 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Creating Open, Accessible, Low-Cost Documents LIMITED

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In across the globe and here at home, individuals and organizations are collaborating on standards and tools for opening documents and reducing the cost. These "open formats" for documents bring down the cost of document management.


Sue Bigelow

Digital Conservator, City of Vancouver Archives
I'm a digital conservator in a municipal archives, responsible for the preservation of our holdings (including govt records) and our digitization program. Since our archives exists to preserve government records and make them available, we have a strong interest in promoting principles of open government.
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Robert Richards

I'm a Ph.D. student in Communication at the University of Washington, where I study legal information and communication systems. My research focuses on how to improve the communication of legal information about proposed laws to non-lawyer citizens in direct democracy settings, such as those concerning ballot initiatives and eRulemaking. I'm currently beginning a study of these issues in connection with Oregon ballot initiatives... Read More →
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Sarah Schacht

Executive Director at Knowledge As Power WA at Knowledge As Power
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Spencer Tickner

Spencer has been working as the Manager of Electronic Publishing for the Province of British Columbia. His focus in the last few years has been to deliver better structured documents to the public, mainly in the legislative arena. The Electronic Publishing team has converted all legislation for British Columbia into XML and written a WSYWIG drafting tool to assist in the creation of such documents. The team current work is focused on the... Read More →

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